From the Malaysian jungle to snow-capped mountains in Greenland: The most amazing football pitch locations in the world
- A pitch in Greenland sees people play on a field surrounded by snow-capped mountains and deep blue water
- In Singapore, football fans can have a kick-about on grass that floats on water in the city’s famous Marina Bay
- Deep in the Malaysian jungle locals have made a football pitch buried in a vast sea of green vegetation
It’s the sport known as the beautiful game – and sometimes it’s played in quite beautiful places, as these pictures show.
In Greenland there’s a pitch surrounded by snow-topped mountains and deep blue iceberg-peppered water.
And deep in the Malaysian jungle a football pitch can be seen buried in a vast sea of vegetation.
Then there’s the eye-popping Henningsvaer football pitch in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway’s Arctic Circle. It’s surrounded by some of Europe’s most breathtaking scenery.
There are also pitches in surprising urban locations, such as floating in Marina Bay in Singapore and on the roof of a skyscraper in Tokyo, right next to the world’s busiest crossing.
Scroll down to see the amazing places where people gather for a kick-about… they’re all incredible but aren’t likely to host a World Cup anytime soon.
A football match takes place in Tasiilaq, Greenland, on a pitch surrounded by stunning scenery including deep blue iceberg-peppered water and snow-capped peaks
With space at a premium in the metropolis of Singapore, one football pitch there floats on water in the famous Marina Bay
The picturesque Eiði Stadium, in the village of the same name, which is located in the north-west of the island of Eysturoy in the Faroe Islands
This remarkable image, taken using a drone by a teacher in the Malaysian region of Nabawan, captures a school futsal court buried in a vast sea of vegetation
The eye-popping Henningsvaer football pitch in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway’s Arctic Circle. It’s surrounded by some of Europe’s most breathtaking scenery
It might be one of the most desolate places on earth, but people still want to play football 2,500 metres up in the Himalayas in Tajikstan
An aerial shot showing a football field buried inside a busy ring road in Shenyang in China’s northeastern Liaoning province
The streets of the Bolivian capital La Paz may look crowded but locals have still found space for a full-sized football pitch
Rocinha, the largest and the most populous favela in Brazil, is surrounded by beautiful mountains and also has its very own football pitch
Most tourists in Tokyo visit the famous Shibuya crossing, which is said to be the busiest intersection in the world. But many will be unaware that if they fancy a kick-about, a nearby skyscraper has a football field on its rooftop
The village of Tamnougalt near Agdz in Morocco. There might not be grass, but it doesn’t stop die-hard football fans from having a game
The Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar, which sits right underneath the famous rock. Pictured are Lincoln Red Imps FC and College Europa FC’s players taking part in the Gibraltar Cup final football match on May 10, 2014